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Bean Hollow

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8059 Main St Ste 3, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4863
(410) 465-0233
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Ellicott City, Maryland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm a local and have been going there for years. Good coffee, sandwiches, ice cream. Great place for people watchers especially if you get a window seat. That said it can get crowded on the weekends when you might not find any seating. It can get noisy but a recent improvement was replacing their blender The old one sounded like... More 

Thank ecm826
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very casual and unique atmosphere with great coffee selection and breakfast/lunch options. The also have a nice selection of ice cream as an afternoon treat

Thank Pier558
Ellicott City, Maryland
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bean Hollow roasts their coffee right in the cafe about once a week. The coffee is always fresh, well made and can be accompanied by delicious and innovative sandwiches or fresh delectible pastries. This is THE place to go in Howard County!

Thank Ron B
Punta Gorda, Florida
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82 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This is not a "highway food" kind of place. We like espresso coffee which is hard to find. The coffee here was hot, very good, and promptly served. We shared an "apple betty" which we ordered slathered with butter and heated. It was promptly served with the coffee. Excellent. Lots of papers to read, lots of books, too. No one... More 

Thank Mike S
Hollywood, Florida
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

We visited this cafe last week on a short visit to Ellicott City. It looks like a good place for breakfast but we got there closer to lunch time so the menu was a little limited. The coffee looked good but it was a little late for me to have coffee. I had a turkey sandwich. The turkey was good... More 

Thank Nadine L
Ellicott City, Maryland
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This is the place to go to get the urban coffee shop vibe without actually having to go into the city. Great coffee and coffee drink, good dessert selection and uber coffee shop vibe.

Thank Sam D
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Ellicott City is a neat little town filled with great restaurants and interesting shops. At the end of your time, if the weather is good and you are lucky enough, grab one of the seats/tables outside (very FEW)enjoy your snack/drinks people watching along main street. I find it especially nice in the early evening. Bean Hallow is THE flavor of... More 

Thank Theodora K
Houston, Texas
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94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Popped in last week to meet a friend for coffee. I had been there, although my friends goes weekly. The coffee is good, but the tiramisu was the star for me. It is usually a boring dessert and poorly done. Bean Hollow's tiramisu was terrific. It had a variety of layers and the lady fingers did NOT predominate. Instead the... More 

Thank LizaG
Higham, Suffolk, UK
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271 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

We popped in to this coffee shop in the late afternoon for sandwiches (yes...sandwiches, not a coffee or latte or etc.). The Bean Hollow offers a nice, unique variety of fresh sandwiches & wraps. All ingredients were fresh and the portions/sizes were decent. I wouldn't necessarily say that the sandwiches were amazing or exemplary, though...they were just good. Seating is... More 

Thank Thomas - Genevi... H
Ellicott City, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Really nice coffee and tea but it can get really busy so pick your time better - lunch is manic but great service!

Thank jsmithluck

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8059 Main St Ste 3, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4863
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: (410) 465-0233

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?